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  • n. Plural form of excavation.

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Examples

  • This issue contains articles on the mollusks found in excavations in the Middle East, the clausiliid Papillifera bidens (= Papillifera papillaris) in North Africa (seems like there is something about that snail in every issue of the Newsletter), an essay on the difficulties of distinguishing between mollusk shells modified by accidental or taphonomic processes and those intentionally modified by humans.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • This issue contains articles on the mollusks found in excavations in Italy, United Arab Emirates and Israel, Papillifera bidens (= Papillifera papillaris) from Carthage and abstracts of recent relevant papers, announcements of upcoming meetings and other items of interest.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Amihai Mazar, Eleazar L. Sukenik Professor of Archaeology at the Hebrew University, revealed that the first apiary (beehive colony) dating from the Biblical period has been found in excavations he directed this summer at Tel Rehov in Israel's Beth Shean Valley.

    September 5th, 2007

  • (Department of Defense) - sponsored field activity, to include investigation and excavations, is limited to DoD personnel, wrote Charles Ray, deputy assistant secretary of defense, POW/Missing Personnel Affairs, in a letter to Jones.

    Hargrove, Joseph N.

  • Nor was it policy to inform families of changes in excavations, schedules or what is happening during the excavation.

    Moore, Thomas

  • Among the interesting illustrations of sacred history furnished by the recent Assyrian excavations, is a series of bas-reliefs, representing the siege of a town, which the inscription on the sculpture shows to be Lachish, and the figure of a king, whose name is given, on the same inscription, as

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • Archaeology is not simply the finite body of artefactual evidence uncovered in excavations.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • But a scholar in Israel, while calling the excavations interesting, said the challenge was to find Khazar inscriptions.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • The excavations were the last of a series of investigations into allegations that coloured victims of the 1981 flood at Laingsburg were wrapped in black plastic bags and dumped in a mass grave.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • She looked up and saw a gentleman — a gentleman who was not Ralph come back to say that the excavations were a bore.

    The Portrait of a Lady

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